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  • BRUSSELS, Nov 25- The United States voiced concern on Tuesday over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google Inc, saying politicians should not influence the EU's antitrust inquiry into the world's most popular Internet search engine. A spokeswoman for Guenther Oettinger, European commissioner for digital affairs, confirmed his opposition to...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    1. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget? For the uninitiated, unboxing is the recording and sharing of the big reveal, whether it's Dad behind the camera on Christmas Day or a geek reviewer fawning for his tech-specific fans.

  • Tater Tots appealing to hipsters and home cooks Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Tater Tots have come a long way from your school lunch tray. It's not really surprising that so many people are inspired to become Tater creators, says Julie Crist, whose own love of the spud nuggets prompted her to open The Tot Cart, which has taken such inventions as chicken Tot pie and pulled pork Tots to the streets of the Philadelphia region.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 25- The United States voiced concern on Tuesday over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google Inc, saying politicians should not influence the EU's antitrust inquiry into the world's most popular Internet search engine. The European Commission has been investigating Google for four years following complaints by rivals and has yet to...

  • How much do you know about how the Internet works? Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— We may be the Internet generation. A new Pew Research Center survey released Tuesday found most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential. The Federal Communications...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- Macy's Inc, which traditionally kicks off the U.S. holiday shopping season with a nationally televised parade in Manhattan, also will join a handful of other companies this year parading their ads on Facebook's fledgeling video feeds. "As we were anticipating Black Friday, we wanted to take a look at how the product evolved and try to figure out how...

  • Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 3:20 AM ET

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. "We want to help people in their daily lives today and hopefully increase understanding of disease in the long run," Google spokesperson Katelin Jabbari said. "It's totally novel," said UC San Francisco Medical Center neurologist Dr.

  • Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my! Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has.

  • Cramer's recipe for high prices in 2015 Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    The Apple flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York.

    Money managers are looking for a reason to buy right now, and Jim Cramer is here to help. He goes sector by sector to offer his pick of hot stocks.

  • Investors to Obama: We need more foreign workers! Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    CNBC spoke to entrepreneurs, investors—and technology workers—who argue in favor of H-1B visa rules being liberalized.

  • Mon dieu! Glitch hits French Canadian Android users Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    Journalists check out Google's newest tablet Nexus 9 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014.

    Some French-speaking Android users have reported system-breaking bugs connected with the Canadian French language option.

  • Wish granted: Same day delivery for the holidays Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnight and same-day options that will continue even past the holidays. "I'll pay extra to get something right away," says Wendy Connors, a 47- year-old mother of three who lives in Menlo Park, California. They can't afford a repeat last year when UPS and FedEx failed to...

  • What's under the tree this year? Google knows Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:02 PM ET
    Boxes of Xbox One devices at the Xbox One Gaming Tournament on November 23, 2013 in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

    The tech giant has broken down some of the top searched gifts, and it looks as if Apple's iPads and Microsoft's Xbox will be big hits this year.

  • Technology for blind might not stay in U.S.     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Indian national Suman Kanuganti has created a technology through Google Glass he says will significantly help the visually impaired. If he leaves his current job to further develop the new company, though, he risks deportation. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.

  • Top engineers risk deportation     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Lior Kuijer is the man behind a technology that allows retailers to sell products through videos for a company called TV Page. His investors are nervous, though, because he might be sent back to the Netherlands at the end of November. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.

  • LONDON, Nov 24- Google Inc said on Monday it had reached a settlement with a British businessman over defamatory postings in its search results describing him as a pedophile, a murderer and a money-launderer. Calling that an incomplete solution, Hegglin asked the High Court of Justice in England and Wales to order Google to ensure the material did not appear in...

  • PayPal co-founder aims to reinvent banking Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Max Levchin

    Max Levchin wants to attract millennials with a bank they can love rather than loathe.

  • Holiday season most mobile ever: Google     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Google says this holiday shopping season is likely to be the most mobile ever. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss how Google stands to benefit from the uptick in mobile shopping.

  • Goldman is top investor in Kensho start-up Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs is the top investor in start-up Kensho, a Siri-like service that answers complex financial questions, the FT reports.